AB InBev's Plan To Sell Modelo Assets To End DOJ Fight

Law360, New York (February 14, 2013, 7:38 PM EST) -- Anheuser-Busch InBev NV's offer to shed the U.S. assets of Grupo Modelo SAB de CV to save its takeover of the Mexican brewer should put an end to the U.S. Department of Justice's antitrust challenge to the $20B deal, despite the watchdog's concerns about the buyer, wine giant Constellation Brands Inc.

Two weeks after the DOJ sued to block AB InBev's $20.1 billion bid for Modelo, the Belgian brewing giant announced that it would sell the entirety of the Mexican company's U.S. operations in order to...
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